Detectives on Monday seized thousands of heroin sachets in Mathare, Nairobi.
The DCI sleuths arrested John Musyoka, during the raid as another suspect fled.
A Toyota Axio was also detained. and police are hunting for the other suspect.
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Musyoka,37, will be arraigned on Tuesday.
THOUSANDS of suspected sachets of #Heroin were Today morning confiscated by @DCI_Kenya Detectives in Mathare & a 37-year-old Suspect; John Musyoka arrested. Another Suspect Escaped & is being sought by Detectives. Toyota Axio Detained. Suspect to be arraigned in court on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/YIStd2KIhe
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) May 20, 2019
Meanwhile, police have busted a car theft syndicate operating in Nairobi’s Kilimani area.
During the sting operation, six suspects were arrested. Two motor vehicles -Toyota Prado and Nissan Navara – fake number plates, masking taping, master keys and vehicle breaking items were recovered.
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According to the police, the six have burglary cases pending against them.
There are warrants of arrest against two of the suspects; Elizabeth Akinyi Abuto and Lavender Akinyi Ogilo. The duo have been skipping court appearances and jumping bail.
One of the key suspects is a maid who was nabbed in Donholm.
The gang has been targeting posh estates where they make away with valuable items which they then sell to unsuspecting buyers.
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